{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "Drafted doc per client request on Wed. Sent to manager for \"required\" review on Wed. Was due to client's boss Friday afternoon. Client just asked why she doesn't have it yet w/manager in ear shot. 😒", "post_id": "57a8a2d2154898130045d018", "reply_count": 9, "vote_count": 2, "bowl_id": "552d1d24dc1c586b09d2d051", "bowl_name": "Consulting" }

Drafted doc per client request on Wed. Sent to manager for "required" review on Wed. Was due to client's boss Friday afternoon. Client just asked why she doesn't have it yet w/manager in ear shot. 😒

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Like the email follow up Friday? Or the follow up this morning? Just annoyed at the lack of basic management skills and leadership.

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Was about to reply then I saw @PWC2's post. Preach 👏👏👏

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Maybe you should give your manager a nudge to help them out instead of whining about it on here.

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Manager here: you are right to be frustrated, but your manager would appreciate it if you give them a nudge. You would be amazed at the number of plates you have to keep spinning to be successful as a manager; and some are better at it than others. I'm always grateful when one of my direct reports pings me about something like this before it becomes an issue. Best of luck.

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Don't blame you a bit. I might flat out say, the manager has it and is reviewing. I might have less to lose, but a manager who cannot review something in 4 days? Please

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To be clear: there are definitely crappy managers out there. And you are right to be frustrated. But I aways err on the side of helpful, and if it's a symptom of a larger problem, then I look for an exit. Best of luck.

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Good to know. Manager is a tough spot hue not the demands. It's repeated behavior has me frustrated. Combined with a last in first out work day for them I'm just ready for the next engagement!

If you sent it on Wednesday, you should have given the manager a ping on Friday morning to review. After that it's on them.

I'm confused - didn't OP say above that he/she followed up with manager on Friday and this morning?

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